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  • The installation of biomass stoves in Spain, record growth in 2016

    Generally speaking, according to the Biomass Observatory, the annual installed capacity with technical biomass equipment is down 23% on 2015, although it remains constant at 1020.6 MW. The number of units installed in 2016 stands at 38,851, 18% up on the figure for 2015. This shows that Spanish society is still in ...

  • Macpresse at Renewable Energy Asia, Bangkok, Thailand June 7-10 2017

    From June 7 to 10, Bangkok will host Renewable Energy Asia, a tradeshow focused on the most recent technologies for renewable energy: solar power, wind, biogas and incineration. Together with its local partner Milestone, Macpresse will be present in order to introduce its balers for biomasses, RDF and for the dewatering of MSW (“shrinking” the MSW and separate thus the solid ...


    By Macpresse Europa S.R.L

  • Screening and shredding technology from Eggersmann for processing wood and bio-waste

    The Eggersmann Group has a wide-reaching product portfolio of high-performance shredders, screening machines and windsifters at its disposal to treat all kinds of materials. To process wood and bio-waste the company offers multiple solutions of well-known brands. Soon to be, an increase of waste wood and bio mass is expected in shredding and screening. For this reason, the demands in throughput ...


    By Eggersmann GmbH

  • EUBCE: 37 Years of Evolving Trends in Bioenergy

    Ever since Europe and its Member States begun developing policies and research programs for renewable energy, the EUBCE has always been an important event to collect the knowledge and to share the views of biomass experts from research, industry, and policy.  At the time of the first “International Conference on Biomass”, held in 1980 in Brighton and organized by the ...

  • New Atlas Shows Energy Potential of Africa and Opportunities for Investment to Meet Africa`s Energy Needs

    Energy consumption in Africa is the lowest in the world, and per capita consumption has barely changed since 2000 shows a new Atlas released by the UN Environment and African Development Bank at the World Economic Forum being held in Durban, South Africa. Current energy production in Africa is insufficient to meet demand. About a third of the total African population still lacks access to ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • The Spanish Association of Biomass Energy Potential (Asociación Española de Valorización Energética de la Biomasa) is currently working on the Expobiomasa 2017 programme

    Hundreds of companies and organizations are now preparing the new products, technologies, offers, projects and innovations they intend to present at this event to mark the beginning of the new heating season for next autumn and winter. This national renewable heating system has been growing steadily in Spain and across Europe for more than a decade as a cheaper and more sustainable alternative to ...

  • Cost of Renewables Fell in 2016, Lowering Global Investment in Clean Energy

    The world added record levels of renewable energy capacity in 2016, even as investment in clean energy fell, the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) recently (4/6) reported. "Ever-cheaper clean tech provides a real opportunity for investors to get more for less," said UNEP executive Director Erik Solheim. "This is exactly the kind of situation, where the needs of profit and people meet, ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • U.S. Energy Consumption Rose Slightly in 2016 Despite a Significant Decline in Coal Use

    According to a recent report from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), fossil fuels continue to account for the bulk of U.S. energy consumption, and the consumption of petroleum and natural gas both increased in 2016. However, those increases were more than offset by lower coal consumption. Overall, fossil fuels made up 81% of the ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • All You Need To Know About CfDs And Waste To Energy

    After a two-year allocation hiatus, this week saw the second Contract for Difference (CfD) allocation round begin. With only less established technologies eligible to compete, and a “maxima” of 150MW applied to all fuelled technologies projects, this new framework has sparked widespread debate regarding the future for gasification and pyrolysis projects. At London’s upcoming ...


    By Rethink Events Ltd.

  • 57% of Kingspan’s energy procured from renewables in 2016

    Kingspan, the global leader in high performance insulation and building envelope solutions, is pleased to announce it has beaten its target of generating at least half its aggregate energy use from renewable resources by 2016. Kingspan’s aggregate renewable energy use was 57% of its total energy use in 2016, meaning the company is firmly on track to hit its goal, set in 2011, of operating ...


    By Kingspan Environmental Ltd

  • DHL and Gatwick open Tidy Planet supplied waste to energy plant

    Logistics firm DHL has formally opened a £3.8 million biomass burning facility at Gatwick Airport – which it is claimed is the ‘first of its kind in the world’ to treat Category 1 waste from international flights.Catering waste including food and packaging coming into the airport from non-EU flights is classed as ‘Category 1’ – which is deemed a high risk ...


    By Tidy Planet Limited

  • Meet Linka at Ireland's leading energy event

    The exhibition takes place every year and is planned by the organisation Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI). It is Ireland's leading event for professionals within the renewable energy sector. Ireland is facin large investments in green energy if the country is going to meet their climate goals for 2020 and 2030. Therefore we will be ...


    By Linka Energy A/S

  • Vital Energi Celebrate NHS Sustainability Day with Million Tonne Carbon Guarantee

    What better way to celebrate NHS Sustainability Day than to announce that our carbon reduction guarantees to the NHS have passed the 1 million tonnes mark and will also see the Trusts and Health Boards we work with save over £300 million in energy costs!  For the last three years Vital Energi have ...


    By Vital Energi

  • Biomass Combustion Research

    The use of alternative combustion fuels that provide a renewable source of energy is a major area of research and investment. Sources of biomass fuels include virgin wood, energy crops, agricultural residues, food waste and industrial waste. Controlling the combustion process of any new fuel and keeping track of the biomass fuel emissions of combustion by-products is important to users of these ...

  • GTI to Exhibit at World�s Largest Biomass Conference

    Geomembrane Technologies Inc. (GTI) is excited to be exhibiting at the International Biomass Conference & Expo. The event will take place April 10-12, 2017, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. GTI invites all attendees to visit us at booth 623. The International Biomass Conference & Expo is the largest biomass conference in the world. ...

  • Schneider Electric to Help Enable Energy Resiliency at USMC Logisitics Base

    Schneider Electric recently announced it has been awarded a subcontract from Constellation, a subsidiary of Exelon Corp., to support the development of smart controls as part of an energy savings performance contract at the U.S. Marine Corps Logistics Base (MCLB) in Albany, Georgia. Energy security and resiliency is a priority for military installations tasked with keeping personnel safe through ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Vital Aim for District Heating Treble

    Our 10-year partnership with Berkeley Homes and SSE on the Royal Arsenal Riverside development has resulted in a finalist spot on the H&V News Awards 2017 shortlist, which celebrates the best projects in the sustainable and renewable energy sector. Royal Arsenal Riverside has been shortlisted in the District Heating Project of the Year category, which we are proud to have won in both 2015 and ...


    By Vital Energi

  • H&V Shortlisting Puts Vital Energi in 7th Heaven

    The University of St Andrews’ £20m Guardbridge Biomass Energy Centre has proven popular with awards judges in the energy sector recently and following on from its victory at the Scottish Green Energy Awards we are delighted to announce it has been named as a finalist at the H&V News Awards 2017. The project has seen Vital Energi working in partnership with the University since ...


    By Vital Energi

  • Power bills set to rise by surprising 1% following latest Capacity Market auction

    The new Capacity Market surcharge will add around £378 million in total to business and home energy bills this year, increasing business energy costs by approximately 1%, according to Inprova Energy. But it's a much smaller price rise than was forecast, taking the energy industry by surprise and ...


    By Inprova Energy

  • Participate in EUBCE, the largest international conference and exhibition for biomass research, technologies and applications

    EUBCE gathers the global biomass community to present and discuss the latest developments and innovations in biomass, to network and to conduct business. It is the world renowned science-to-science and science-to-industry platform with a full and only focus on the global biomass sector. With 900 presentations from over 950 abstracts submitted, involving 3,500 authors and co-authors in 79 ...

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